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Free food pantries, grocery programs and meals in Cobb County.

If you need food, get information on various free pantries, soup kitchen, as well as food bank distribution centers near you in Cobb County Georgia. There are also government resources available, such as SNAP food stamps, WIC vouchers for new moms or USDA free school lunches. Get free groceries from charities or churches, Meals on Wheels and other support, even today. Locate free food pantries in Cobb County GA near you below.

A number of services and assistance programs are offered to the low income, including free holiday food baskets, personal toiletries, drive thru pantries canned groceries and more. Many of the Cobb County charitable food pantries partner together and will refer families as well as individuals to other agencies, churches, or resources in the community. There is also a phone number at the bottom of the page for other assistance programs in Cobb County.

Anyone who is facing an emergency or hardship situation may be able to stop by a food bank today for support in the form of hot meals, groceries, meats, vegetables, personal hygiene supplies such as laundry detergent and countless other perishable items. Many Cobb County locations also give free vouchers for Christmas meals, Thanksgiving turkeys, as well as holiday help. Rarely, if ever, will anyone be turned away if they ask for assistance.

Where to get free groceries in Cobb County GA and emergency food

MUST Marietta and Smyrna - Ministries United for Service and Training
Location of pantry is - 460 Pat Mell Rd., Smyrna, Georgia 30080. Call (770) 436-9514
Struggling families can get free emergency food, clothes, ingredients for a meal, pots or pans, and other supplies. Single parents may get free baby formula, or students snacks during the summer months.  There may be Pantry Staples such as soap, Canned Juices, and other goods.

  • Another location is at MUST Marietta - Ministries United for Service and Training. Address - 1407 Cobb Pkwy., Marietta, Georgia 30062. Phone number - (770) 427-9862
  • Read more on financial help from MUST Ministries.

Acworth Emergency Food Pantry - Mars Hill Presbyterian Church
3385 Mars Hill Rd., Acworth, Georgia 30101. Telephone: 770-419-5649 or (770) 974-4395
Offers free food to people in an emergency situation. Meals, counseling, and referrals to charities may also be provided if needed. Get canned groceries for low-income families in Cobb County, meat, fruit, vegetables, bread and other free stuff.




Sweetwater Mission - Christian Aid Mission Partnership/CAMP
Location of facility - 6130 Hotel St, Austell, GA 30106. Phone - (770) 819-0662
People of all backgrounds and religion can receive assistance. Whether financial, free holiday food, baby formula, or more, help is offered. More on Christian Aid Mission assistance programs.

GraceLife Church - Joseph's Storehouse
Address is 1083 Allgood Rd., Marietta, GA 30062. Phone number is (770) 971-4232
A free food pantry is open to the public. Items are based on donations. There may be cereal, fresh fruits and vegetables, paper products, dairy, bread, and many other items.

Center for Family Resources
400 Franklin Gateway SE Suite 250, Marietta, GA 30067. Call (770) 428-2601
Case managers can direct clients to local pantries. They also have applications on government programs such as USDA Commodities, SNAP food stamps, summer meals for students and much more. More on food programs at the Center for Family Resources.

Loaves and Fishes @ St. John the Wonderworker Parish
Address is 543 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30313. Telephone number is 404-577-6330
A free food pantry, soup kitchen and other assistance programs are offered. Get diapers, baby formula, Pasta,  Dried beans, Cranberry sauce, Canned Vegetables, and dry canned groceries too. There may also be feminine products, laundry detergent, household cleaning supplies and other goods. Or the elderly get free Meals on Wheels services.

Cobb County Georgia Salvation Army
Address - 202 Waterman St., Marietta, Georgia 30060. Main phone number - (770) 724-1640
Get information on a number of programs for you and your family. They range from free food and groceries up through social services, clothing and financial assistance. There are also seasonal Thanksgiving and Christmas meals in Cobb County. Summer camp snacks for children can also be arranged, and immigrants are helped too. Get help apply for food stamps, WIC, and other aid too. More on food assistance Salvation Army Cobb County.





Milford Baptist Church
1030 Milford Church Road, Marietta, GA 30060. Dial (770) 435-8720

SVDP St. Joseph Church
Location is 87 Lacy Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060. Call 770-425-5158 or (678) 892-6163
They help Cobb County low income families, the elderly, and others get the food as well as groceries they need. The charity is part of Saint Vincent de Paul, and they help immigrants too as well as Spanish speakers.

Survivors Outreach Center, Inc.
366 Powder Springs St, Marietta, GA 30064. Telephone number is (404) 532-9016
Social services are offered. This includes classes on shopping, using unit pricing, ESL workshops, food, clothes, and even paper goods or personal toiletries.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church - Light of Hope Community Outreach
The main address is 566 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, GA 30064. Phone - (770) 428-3681
A soup kitchen can also help the homeless or people in poverty. Hot meals, breakfast, lunch boxes and even sandwiches may be passed out.

Mt. Zion AME Church
4163 Wade Green Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Dial 770-499-8126

Location is 4300 King Springs Road, Smyrna, GA 30080. Telephone - (770) 432-8579
The faith based charity has a free food pantry for low-income families in Cobb County. Get fresh or canned groceries, baby formula, Ensure for seniors or personal items such as free feminine products, soap, and more. There are also free Christmas meals and Thanksgiving turkey distributions, including for single moms, and a free mobile drive thru food bank.

Turner Hill Community Development
Address: 527 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30060. Call 770-422-6791
Learn about USDA programs, Meals on Wheels, food stamps and other support.

Family Life Restoration Center, Inc.
6105 Mableton Pkwy. , Mableton, GA 30126. Call (770) 944-1066 for hours of food distribution.
The center can also refer Cobb County Georgia families to other financial assistance and food programs.

First Baptist of Mableton - Lighthouse Community Ministries, Inc.
Location - 5385 Church St., Mableton, GA 30126. Phone number - (770) 944-1719
Perishable items. Baby supplies, formula, and holiday meals are all distributed.





Providence Community Baptist Church
Food pantry address is 38 Austin Avenue, Marietta, GA 30060. Phone - 678-642-5940

Collins Food Pantry Inc
Main address: 2751 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30318. Dial 404-794-5842
Get free food such as dried beans and fruit; tuna or spam; spaghetti and sauce; vegetable soup or mix; peanut butter and jelly; ad other goods. Free home delivery for the elderly too.

Brumby Elementary School
Students from the school and their family only. Address is 815 Terrell Mill Rd, Marietta, GA 30067. Phone - 770-977-5991

Scott Elementary
Only students and families from the district can use the pantry. 1752 Hollywood Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318. Dial (404)802 - 7000

Northwest Family YMCA
Location is 1700 Dennis Kemp Ln NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152. Main number is 678-428-1665

Storehouse Ministries of Noonday Baptist Association
Marietta, Georgia 30066. Call (770) 428-8410
Emergency bags of groceries, items such as personal hygiene supplies or paper goods, and support is for low income families and seniors. Basic household needs, including detergent, floor cleaners, wipes, and more. They also help minorities as well as Hispanics and Latinos, or immigrants.

Words Of Faith AME Church
Food pantry and soup kitchen is 5719 Garner Road, Mableton, GA 30126. Call 770-944-3584

Schaffer Road Church of Christ
554 Schaffer Rd. , Marietta, GA 30060. Dial (770) 437-9047 to reach a representative at the church.
Some clients can be referred to a Meals on Wheels service.

Turner Chapel AME Church
Church location is 492 N. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta, Georgia 30060. Phone: (770) 422-6791

Greater True Vine Church of God in Christ, Inc.
13191 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Douglasville, GA 30134. Phone - (770) 295-9623
Call to make an appointment for meals and free food.

First Christian Church Food Pantry
569 Frasier St. SE,, Marietta, Georgia 30060. Call 770-428-3125
they only help residents of Cobb County. Seniors, minorities, low income families, children, the disabled and others can get groceries, fruit, meat, and other food from the free pantry.







Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church
Address is 4385 Lower Roswell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068
Phone - (770) 971-2880

Cobb Vineyard
Food pantry and soup kitchen are at 3206 Old 41 Hwy.
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
678) 574-0005

Greater Community Mission Center
406 Roswell St.
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 590-8510
Call for information on thrift stores, clothing, groceries, and social services.

Walton Nursing Hospice Services, Inc.
Address of services administered - 3401 Florence Cir. Ste. 100
Powder Springs, Georgia 30127
Dial - (770) 222-6801
The non-profit partners with the senior citizen Agency on Aging in Cobb County. Meals on Wheels, recreational activities, Medicare applications, and congregate meals are served to the elderly.

Additional free food programs in Cobb County

For additional free, emergency food pantries near you, or for information on federal or state of Georgie benefits that can prevent hunger, call 888-976-2232 or 404-892-9822. Information is in Spanish and English. Examples of services in Cobb County will be Feeding America services, Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), WIC for single or new mothers, Meals on Wheels for the elderly and of course SNAP food stamps.


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